Friday, March 17, 2023

The Binocular Vision and Pediatrics (BVP) Forum is a unique, day-long conference that focuses on binocular vision and pediatrics education for eye care professionals. This year's forum will be held in person at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, Room 33 Fry Hall, 338 W. 10th Ave. Columbus, OH.

To gain COPE-approved credit, attendance will be monitored for the live hours.


Dr. Marie Bodack

Dr. Marie Bodack – Southern College of Optometry

Following her residency, Dr. Marie Bodack was on staff at the State University of New York State College of Optometry in the Pediatrics, Adult Primary Care and Vision Therapy Departments from 1999-2006. While in New York, she also worked in a private practice. In 2006, she moved to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology, where she was on staff and had a faculty appointment through the University of Cincinnati, Department of Ophthalmology. In 2013, Dr. Bodack joined the Southern College of Optometry as the Chief of the Pediatric Primary Care.

Dr. Marie Bodack is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) and a Diplomate in its Binocular Vision, Perception and Pediatric Optometry Section. She is also a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) and the European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO). Dr. Bodack has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of pediatric topics.


Registration is now closed.

As always, any income from the conference will be used to fund several college initiatives. Thank you for your support of our college! If you have any issues with registration, please email


8:00 a.m. - Check In

8:30 a.m. - Strabismus: Diagnosis and Treatment - 2 hrs

10:30 a.m. - Recognizing Child Abuse - 1 hr

11:30 a.m. - Pediatric Ocular Neurology - 1 hr

12:30 p.m. - LUNCH

1:30 p.m. - Pediatric Anterior Segment - 2 hrs

3:30 p.m. - VT Mimickers - 1 hr

All times are Eastern Time

Course Materials

Those registered will receive an email with conference materials two days before the forum.

OE Tracker

We will be using the OE Tracker app to submit your completed courses to COPE. Prior to the meeting please make sure you have downloaded the app and can successfully log in. Please note that you do not need to pay the annual fee for this particular feature of the app to function.


Cancellation requests must be received by email at or by contacting Juan Abel at 614-247-8938. For requests received by the Optometry Office of Continuing Education five (5) or more business days prior to training/event, 100 percent of your total payments will be refunded. If a refund is requested within four days of the conference, those fees will not be refunded but can be applied to a future conference for a period of up to one year. For no-calls/no-shows on the training/event date or any time after the /event begins, no refunds or transfers will be provided.